Flights Kigali - Bujumbura

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Currency and cost comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Bujumbura are 78% cheaper than in Kigali.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Bujumbura is 60% cheaper than a meal in Kigali.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Bujumbura is 83% cheaper than in Kigali.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Bujumbura is 20% cheaper than in Kigali.

Kigali airports
  • ( Kigali International Airport (KGL)
    How far from city centre: 9 kms
Bujumbura airports
  • ( Bujumbura Intl (BJM)
    How far from city centre: 7 kms
K Distance: 177 kms

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For flights from Kigali to Bujumbura, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Kigali and Bujumbura. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Bujumbura more expensive than Kigali to visit?
Looking at taxi prices, a ride in Bujumbura costs an average of 0.67 EUR euros, 83% cheaper than Kigali, with a fare of 3.91 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 78% less in Bujumbura: 0.17 EUR euros against 0.78 EUR euros in Kigali. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 1.25 EUR euros in Bujumbura, 60% less than the 3.12 EUR euros in Kigali. The price of a coffee is approximately 23% cheaper in Bujumbura, with an average of 1.50 EUR euros, while in Kigali the coffee costs 1.95 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Kigali to Bujumbura flights?
The most popular month for flights from Kigali to Bujumbura are: July, June and December.
When is the best time to travel from Kigali to Bujumbura?
A good period of the year to visit Bujumbura from Kigali really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, July is the best month to fly to Bujumbura from Kigali, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by August and December. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds March, January and February are the months with fewer searches for the route Kigali -  Bujumbura.
What is the duration of a flight from Kigali to Bujumbura?
Flight time, on average, from Kigali to Bujumbura is usually 00:48 hours on average, at an average distance of 188 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Bujumbura compared to Kigali?
The average temperature in Kigali the average temperature is 30.33 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 3.0 mm , Bujumbura's temperatures reach 28.79 during the hot season, with 5.3 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 10.43 degrees in Bujumbura, compared to the 9.32 average degrees reported in Kigali. During the winter period, Kigali can register 0.9 mm precipitation, while Bujumbura have an average of 1.6 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Kigali and Bujumbura?
The most common route form Kigali to Bujumbura is: Kigali International Airport (KGL) to Bujumbura Intl (BJM). These airlines fly this route:
  • RwandAir.
  • Ethiopian Airlines.
  • Kenya Airways.
The airlines that fly indirectly from Kigali to Bujumbura are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from Kigali to Bujumbura are:
  • Kenya Airways, stopping in Nairobi for 65 minutes at least.
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